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2010-10-06 09:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: Renal Anemia in China report. This report is based on survey results from 150 nephrologists in clinical practice in China and qualitative interviews conducted with ten thought leaders in nephrology. The report examines the demographics of nephrology practice in China and focuses specifically on the management of renal anemia amongst dialysis and later stage chronic...

2010-10-05 15:57:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from several important studies from the Company's oncology portfolio will be presented at the 35th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress, Oct. 8-12, 2010, in Milan, Italy. "Cancer is a complex disease which requires innovative therapeutic approaches. Amgen is exploring numerous biologic pathways to develop novel therapies to treat cancer and lessen the side effects of cancer...

2010-10-05 06:30:00

NES-ZIONA, Israel, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PBTH), a company developing next generation biobetter therapeutic proteins, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to hGH-CTP, PROLOR's longer-acting version of human growth hormone for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency. hGH-CTP is currently in a Phase II clinical trial. "By reducing the frequency of injections from as many as seven...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: The Role of Anemia Managers, Practice Managers and Facility Administrators in the Management of Renal Anemia report, based on online survey results from approximately 150 anemia managers and qualitative interviews with over 35 practice managers and facility administrators. These stakeholders are an important part of the renal anemia care team and are responsible for...

2010-09-27 06:30:00

NES-ZIONA, Israel, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PBTH), a company developing next generation biobetter therapeutic proteins, today announced that data from its longer-acting human growth hormone (hGH-CTP) program will be featured in an oral scientific presentation at the 5th International Congress Of The Growth Hormone Research Society (GRS) and IGF Society on October 4, 2010. PROLOR is developing hGH-CTP to provide growth hormone-deficient adults and children...

2010-08-24 06:30:00

NES-ZIONA, Israel, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PBTH), a company developing next generation biobetter therapeutic proteins, today announced that it has received regulatory clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct a Phase II clinical trial in the U.S. of its longer-acting version of human growth hormone, hGH-CTP. The regulatory clearance followed PROLOR's submission of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application for...

2010-08-04 15:28:00

Bio-Gal is Developing a Drug for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma ("MM") Patients - Research and Clinical Observations of MM Terminal Patients by Bio-Gal Suggests That Treatment with Erythropoietin Suppresses the Disease, Prolonging and Improving the Patients' Lives. - XTL is Commencing Preparations to Begin a Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Multiple Myeloma Patients - Under the Transaction, XTL Received $1.5 Million in Cash XTL has announced that their...

2010-07-26 09:34:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world leader in generic injectable pharmaceuticals, today announced the start of a U.S. Phase I clinical trial of its biosimilar erythropoietin (EPO) in patients with renal (kidney) dysfunction who have anemia, an important step on the road toward introducing a biosimilar product in the United States. Erythropoietin is a treatment for anemia associated with chronic renal failure and chemotherapy. The...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: US Nephrology Q2 2010 report. This quarterly report series is based on online survey results from over 100 Nephrologists and captures physician attitudes, perceptions and self-reported behavior with a focus on renal anemia and bone and mineral metabolism. In the renal anemia market, the use of erythropoietin stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with chronic...

2010-07-16 17:32:00

LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Human erythropoietin (EPO) is a potent neuroprotective agent for multiple brain disorders, including stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, and Parkinson's disease. However, EPO drug development for the brain is limited, because EPO does not cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB). In acute stroke or brain injury, the BBB is intact in the early hours after the insult when neuroprotection is still possible. Therefore, large molecule biopharmaceuticals such as...